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from THE JAKARTA POST -- FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2010 -- PAGE 17 The 2nd World Cities Summit concluded late Wednesday with renewed awareness among experts, practitioners and city leaders, that any policy or plan made for cities should be done for the sake of the community.
The central theme of the summit was how to make cities more inhabitable for people and families.
"The question is how [in developing cities] we can create dense urban settlements that are appropriate for families. What we've seen is the opposite," said urban planning scholar Joel Kotkin, author The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050.
The trend in big cities is high-density apartments that are …